Everything you ever wanted to know about hole punching paper for ring binders

—but didn’t think to ask.

On November 14th, 1886, Friedrich Soennecken filed a patent for a Papierlocher für Sammelmappen—that humble, but essential testament to German engineering, the hole punch—the design of which has hardly changed in nearly a century and a half. So on top of hole punching, Soennecken can also be thanked for the ring binder. Here at Abbey Stationery, we raise a glass to him. Thank you for our best-selling product, which makes organising and storing piles of paper so much more efficient.

Size matters!

We’ve all done it...wielded the office hole punch on a sheaf of documents,
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